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Painted nails and sparkly dresses

I painted my nails the other day for the first time in a long time. It was nice and kind of relaxing to do in front of the TV. I bought a new bottle of polish at the dollar store for the occasion along with a new emery board to file down my uneven nails. The polish color is kind of a ...

Vocational school district selects new president

ST. CLAIRSVILLE —The Ohio Association of Career-Technical Superintendents recently announced that Richard Schoene, superintendent of the Belmont-Harrison Vocational School District, will serve as president for the 2021-22 school year. Schoene has served on the Executive Board the past five ...

Creating Hope

MORRISTOWN — When you ask Tommie Lindell what she likes best about Creating Hope Arts, she smiles and says, “It’s where I found my spark for being an artist again.” Lindell is an artist and a writer and has autism spectrum disorder. She, along with 10 other artists with developmental ...

9/11 Ripple effects

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since the 9/11 attacks happened. I had only been working at the newspaper for four months when it occurred. It was the single most significant story I had ever covered — from local angles — and hopefully the last like it. I was so young. I had ...

Church Chicken Dinner is Sept. 19 in Tiltonsville

TILTONSVILLE— St. Joseph Parish, Tiltonsville, will sponsor a chicken dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19, at St. Joseph Church hall, 204 Mound St. For a $10 donation, the meal includes a roasted half of a chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and a roll. Dinners will be ...

Centre Market church filling service gap with bikes

WHEELING — It’s not every church that rolls out some 200 free bikes per year from a basement and back-alley workshop. Or that offers everything from professional counseling to near-daily recovery programs inside its walls. But, not every church is smack dab in the middle of a ...